Family audio guide and "mystery" doors inspire families. More
The Mañanitas program showcased in this exhibition is a partnership between the DAM and four Denver elementary schools serving large bilingual populations. See the showcase through Jan. 3. More
Special performance times on December 29 and 31 during winter break!
Foxy and Shmoxy—two smart, witty, and hilarious foxes—are ready to strike out on their own and solve art mysteries in the galleries. More
Explore environmental issues through art at the Americas Latino Eco Festival Family Day at the DAM. Free general admission. More
Join us as we crisscross the globe for a new season of Create-n-Takes and make art in the galleries—no passport required. More
Spend the day after Thanksgiving at the DAM, where the Family Activity Cart is open especially for that day. Trek through the galleries with a Family Backpack filled with artmaking, games, and puzzles.
Free with museum admission, and children and youth 18 and under are free. Reservations are not required. More
Winter Break at the Denver Art Museum means fun for the whole family! The Paint Studio, Create-n-Takes, and Backpack Cart will be open every day. Look out for special performances and storytelling in the galleries, too! More
Drop in with your little ones, aged 3 to 5, as we STACK and build to make art that towers. Create art, read stories, and play art games in the galleries. More
Drop in with your little ones, aged 3 to 5, to create art, read stories, and play art games in the galleries. This month, CRUSH, smash, and squeeze as we experiment with materials. More
We invite you to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Denver Art Museum with special events and exhibitions. More
On October 17, kick off fall break with the Americas Latino Eco-Festival Family Day celebrating the connections between Latino culture, art, and the environment. General admission is free for all ages on October 17.
In addition to the weekend, the Family Activity Cart and Create-n-Takes also will be available on Tuesday, October 20. The Museum is closed on Monday.
Fall Break activities are included in general admission, which is free for youth 18 and younger. More
For kids, an art museum can be a magical place, full of fascinating objects and exciting new discoveries. In August 2015, the 15 students in the DAM’s From Painting to Performance class had a unique chance to make that magic. In just four days, these kids brought art from the gallery to the stage, creating original plays inspired by museum artworks. More
This summer, parents and children came together for a Denver Art Museum class called Side-by-Side: Kids and Their Grown-ups Co-Creating. It got us thinking about new ideas for parents and children to explore the museum and engage with art together. Here are three activities that grown-ups and children enjoyed in the class that you and your kids can do together at the museum: More
If you're visiting the museum with kids and looking for fun, interactive ways to engage with art, be sure to check out In Bloom: Painting Flowers in the Age of Impressionism. More
The Denver Art Museum (DAM) is proud to partner with the Americas Latino Eco Festival for the free, one-day Americas Latino Eco Festival Family Day designed to engage the community in creativity. The celebration is part of a three-day Denver-based Americas Latino Eco Festival, recognized as the largest multicultural event of its kind.
In addition to discussing environmental issues through art, the event aims to bring the issue to light with films, live performances, artist interactions, and activities for children. More
Drop in with your little ones, aged 3 to 5, to make your mark and be BOLD with art. Create art, read stories and play art games in the galleries. More
Join us as local spinners team up for a friendly yarn-spinning competition. More
The Denver Art Museum is saying “farewell” to Fox Games, an installation by Sandy Skoglund that has been on view since 2008. The de-installation will be no easy feat—Fox Games has over 700 pieces, each of which must be carefully catalogued and stored. In addition to the 28 foxes, dozens of tables and chairs, and custom vinyl flooring, the installation includes items that must be monitored for preservation: a mink stole, a taxidermy squirrel, and real bread painted by Skoglund to match the ruby red color palette of Fox Games. More
Learn how to make one-of-a-kind piñatas with visual artist Isabel Medina from Aguascalientes, Mexico, and enjoy music and dance by “Ay Que Rico Chilpozo” Son Jarocho from Xalapa Veracruz.
Included in general admission; members and youth 18 and younger free.
All adult programs are accessible to people with disabilities. To arrange for individual accommodations or access services, please make your request at the time of registration. Wheelchairs are available to borrow free of charge on a first-come, first-serve basis. More
Since the announcement in March of the Free for Kids Program, we have seen so many kids enjoying the Denver Art Museum’s exhibitions and programming...for free! Parents and teachers are thrilled. Check out one response we received:
Learning that the museum is free to kids helps encourage our families to visit-what a marvelous opportunity. This was a very enjoyable experience and I look forward to bringing groups back. More